Ranked 12th in the QS Best Student Cities, Hong Kong (SAR) performs particularly well in the university rankings indicator and ranks in the top 30 worldwide for desirability.\r\n\r\nLeading institutions in the city include the The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Chinese University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong– all ranked within the global top 60, while three more Hong Kong institutions also feature in the QS World University Rankings® 2023.\r\n\r\nHave you studied here? Rate your experience.\r\n\r\nBest universities in Hong Kong - QS Best Student Cities ranking: 12th \r\n\r\n\r\n\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tThe University of Hong Kong (HKU) (=26th); Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)(60th); The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) (=47th); City University of Hong Kong (70th); The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (=65); Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) (=295th); Lingnan University (Hong Kong) (641-650) \r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\r\n\r\n\r\nMore about Hong Kong\r\n\r\n\r\n\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tStudy in Hong Kong overview\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tNumber of universities ranked by QS\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t7\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tHighest-ranked institution\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tUniversity of Hong Kong (HKU) (=26th in the world)\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tPopulation\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t7,685,000\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tAverage international fees (at ranked unis)\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tUS$17,900\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tDesirability rank\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t38th\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tEmployer Activity rank\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t7th\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tAffordability rank\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t73rd\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\tStudent View rank\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t35th\r\n\t\t\t\r\n\t\t\r\n\t\r\n\r\n\r\nTo find out how each of the above categories is calculated, view the methodology.\r\n\r\nWhy study in Hong Kong\r\n\r\nMountainous backdrop\r\n\r\nThe city of Hong Kong is set against a vista of stunning mountains, perfect for a hike on the weekend. \r\n\r\nProsperous job market\r\n\r\nThe city ranks seventh worldwide for employer activity and is known for its strong financial sector.\r\n\r\nExcellent selection of universities to choose from\r\n\r\nWith no fewer than seven top universities located in Hong Kong, with two of these ranked in the world top 50, education in Hong Kong is world renowned. \r\n\r\nHighly international\r\n\r\nAn impressive 38 percent of the city’s 89,600 students are international students. The city brings together Eastern culture with Western culture and juxtaposes the old with the new.\r\n\r\nWhat is the cost of studying in Hong Kong?\r\n\r\nInternational tuition fees are somewhere in the mid-range, costing around US$17,900 per year. This is much lower than studying in the US, for example, but higher than those charged in western European countries such as France or Germany.\r\n\r\nLife and culture in Hong Kong\r\n\r\nHong Kong (SAR) has long been regarded as a meeting point for different cultures, offering a truly international outlook and atmosphere.\r\n\r\nLife in this packed and fast-paced metropolis might be a little daunting, but for those who want to experience all the exciting things that come with city life, Hong Kong is without doubt one of the most dynamic and diverse study destinations around.\r\n\r\nCareer in Hong Kong\r\n\r\nHong Kong receives a strong score for employer activity (ranked seventh globally) this year, reflecting its status as an in-demand site for graduate recruitment.\r\n\r\nThe city’s booming economy makes it an ideal place for graduate job seekers. There are plenty of jobs in the financial sector, as well as in law firms, tech firms, advertising agencies and banks.\r\n\r\nHowever, to work in Hong Kong, you’ll usually need a degree, an offer of employment, proven work experience, and proof that you have enough financial support to live in the city.